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InSOTEC Stakeholder Seminar - March 21-22, 2012 - Barcelona FINAL PROGRAMME

posted Feb 15, 2012, 8:52 AM by InSOTEC Admin   [ updated Mar 15, 2012, 3:43 AM ]
  
                                                                                                  

Stakeholder Seminar  - March 21-22, 2012 - Barcelona

Discussing Socio-Technical Challenges of Long-term Radioactive Waste Management

Location : Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Campus de la Comunicació – Poblenou - C/ Roc Boronat, 138

Wednesday 21/3

 

10:30 – 11:00 Registration and coffee

11:00 – 11:30 Opening of the seminar and introduction to the project. Click here for further information

[Anne Bergmans - UA]

 

Session 1  Socio-technical challenges to implementing geological disposal

 

11:30 – 12:15 Presentation of results from country studies and comparative synthesis - Click here to see draft country reports.

                        [Peter Simmons & Catharina Landström - UEA] 

12:15 – 13:15 Panel reflection (including Q&A) on socio-technical challenges from the point of view of …

-       a local community group [Marie Berggren – Östhammar]

-       an implementer  [Věra Šumberová - RAWRA]

-       a regulator [David Brazier – UK Environment Agency]

-       a national NGO [Tobias Riedl - Greenpeace Germany]

13:15 – 14:15 LUNCH

14:15 – 14:45 Socio-technical challenges facing geological disposal in the USA

                         [Daniel Metlay – U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board]  

14:45 – 15:00 Questions (Q&A) from the floor and introduction to break out groups

15:00 – 16:00  Break out discussion groups

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee

16:30 – 17:00 Plenary feedback from group discussions


Session 2  Knowledge networks on RWM and socio-technical issues

17:00 – 17:15 Knowledge networks in RWM

                        [Meri Martell - MERIENCE & Anne Bergmans - UA]

17:15 – 17:30 The European Implementing Geological Disposal Technology Platform (IGD-TP)

                        [Maarten Van Geet - Ondraf / NIras, Belgium]

17:30 – 17:45 Some reflections on the IGD-TP and how it addresses different stakeholder groups

                        [Meri Martell - MERIENCE]

17:45 – 18:00 Questions from the floor and intro to break out groups (day 2)

21:00 DINNER

 

Thursday 22/3

  

Session 2 Knowledge networks on RWM and socio-technical issues - continued

 09:00 –09:20 An NGO’s view on how various knowledge networks on RWM deal with socio-technical issues            

                        [Zsuzsanna Koritar - Energiaklub, Hungary] 

09:20 –10:00 Break out discussion groups on

10:00 –10:15 Comfort break

10:15 –10:50 The IPPA project and its relation to InSOTEC

                        [Kjell Andersson, Karita Research, Sweden - IPPA coordinator]


Session 3  How the social and technical are combined in radioactive waste management


11:00 - 11:30 'Socio-technical combinations': a useful concept to respond to the key challenges of geological disposal?

                            [Yannick Barthe & Morgan Meyer - CNRS / Göran Sundqvist - UiO]

11:30 - 11:45 Questions from the floor and introduction to break out groups 

11:45 – 12:15 Break out discussion groups on the different themes

12:15 – 12:30 Comfort break

12:30 – 13:15 Plenary feedback from group discussions

13:15 – 13:30 Politics below the surface- Concluding reflections

[Pieter Leroy - Radboud University Nijmegen]

13:30 – 13:45 Closure of the seminar

13:45  LUNCH

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